The 2017 season of the Tema Community Basketball League commences later today at the Tema Community 4 Basketball Court with Teshie Rangers opening the season with a matchup against Korle-Bu Kings.
The game is scheduled to tip off at 15:30 GMT before Community 5 plays Community 12 in the final game for the round in Group A.
Group B games for the opening week of the league has Adenta Leopards playing against Warriors and Tema Heat playing against Community 2.
This season’s roster stands at 16 which represent a huge leap from last year’s seven team roster. The teams have been placed in two groups with eight in each group.
Group B has teams including Don Bosco Giants, Ghana Navy and AK Rifles.
2016 finalists Nungua Coldstore and Ashaiman lions headline teams in Group A. At regular season’s end, the top four teams in each group qualify for the playoffs.
The regular season is expected to end on September 24.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter